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Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

The Rise of the Young Social Entrepreneur

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Entrepreneurship is about solving a problem, not starting a company. While this isn't a new idea, today's young entrepreneurs have the advantage of the Internet, which has collapsed time and distance barriers. This means problems solved locally can …

Entrepreneurship

First Mobile Marketing Qualification Launched by mCordis

mCordis has long been one of the leading companies in mobile marketing education and services.<p>This reality played a major role in helping the company …

Where Inequality, Poverty, and Geography Meet

American is an economically unequal country. It is also plagued by a great deal of poverty, particularly by the standards of rich, developed nations. …

10 Facts About the Internet's Undersea Cables

In describing the system of wires that comprises the Internet, Neal Stephenson once compared the earth to a computer motherboard. From telephone …

What Is the Outernet and Is It the Future of the Internet?

For 60 percent of the world's population, regular internet access is about as common as flying cars. Nearly 5 billion people today lack basic …

How To Make To-Do Lists Better, Faster, And More Fun

We asked the experts: How can we make our to-do lists better? Can we get things done faster? Is is possible to make a to-do list fun?<p>It’s the oldest, simplest, yet probably still the most effective method for making sure you get everything done: the humble to-do list. But is there a way to get more …

Time Management

List of freely available Programming Books

<b>You may also like to see:</b><p><b>Design Patterns : Singleton Pattern</b>• <b><br>Design Patterns : Decorator Design Pattern - Decorating Objects</b><p>Here I listed freely …

Can You Put An Urban Farm There? This App Will Tell You

Data viz guru Ben Fry releases Urb.ag, an app that distills labyrinthine rules for urban farming into a simple map.<p>Urban farms are a great idea, in theory. People in cities need food, and shipping food over short distances (or not at all) saves fossil fuels. One problem? Urban farming, at least on …

Urban Agriculture

Smart garden promises homegrown vegetables for lazy urbanites

From New York to Detroit to Seattle, urban gardens are a growing trend. Here in Portland, city-dwellers are becoming full-fledged farmers; it’s not …

The top 10 words invented by writers

‘Authorisms’ – neologisms coined by authors which have entered the wider language – have been enriching English for centuries. From Shakespeare to Joseph Heller, <b>Paul Dickson</b> selects his favourites<p>I have long been interested in words but most specifically in the question of how a coinage makes it …

How data can maximize customer value (even if data scares you)

<b>Join us for this live webinar on Thursday, November 20th at 10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern. Register here for free.</b><p>For many, analytics and data aren’t for the faint of heart. In fact, they can make even seasoned marketers break out in a sweat.<p>That fear is keeping a lot of marketers from taking the …

Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Respected More Than Loved

I often worry about founders who have a deep-seated need to be loved because it can lead to bad decisions. Here's how.<p>One of the vivid memories I have from being a startup CEO is the feeling that most people in your company have a look in their eyes that like they can do your job as well as you. …

Leadership

How Meditation Helps Anxiety

You’ve probably heard or read that meditation is helpful for anxiety. It is — but not in the way you might think.<p>“Many people have the misconception …

Soaring rates of childhood poverty should wake up child protection policy makers

Reports out of the United States this week speak about soaring rates of children living in poverty, too often accompanied with homelessness. The …

4 sordid tales of selfishness from the super rich

<b>(Paramount Pictures)</b><p>Greed is not good. For proof, one need only look at some of these rules and regulations handicapping the poor<p>Paul Buchheit<p>November 18, 2014 11:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>If the mainstream media made the effort to analyze and report the facts, the …

Child Homelessness and Poverty Are Rising So Republicans Plan Harsh Program Cuts

There have been several encouraging economic reports over the past two years, and compared to directly after Republicans crashed the economy in 2008, …

25 years after Ottawa’s pledge to end child poverty, it’s time to hit ‘reset’ | The Star

In November 1989, when NDP leader Ed Broadbent rose in the house to make the case that no more children should grow up poor, he said there were …

EXCLUSIVE: Life with the Kardashians? I'd rather stay in poverty in Thailand! The 13-year-old 'orphan girl' Kim was desperate to adopt says NO

• <b>Kim Kardashian fell in love with Pink when she visited Thai orphanage</b>• <b><br>Star was so moved by plight of children she offered to adopt the teenager</b>• <b><br>But</b> …

Apple earns 100% score on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index for 13th year in a row

The Human Rights Campaign this week published its annual Corporate Equality Index rankings rating American workplaces on LGBT equality, and Apple …

Human Rights

Fairer wage gap a hopeful sign for middle-class Canada

In some circles, distribution is a dirty word.<p>That's because in economics, the term is a shorthand for a complaint that the rich are getting more …

Economics

Indonesia's female police officers subjected to 'virginity tests'

Women hoping to join Indonesia's police force are subjected to 'two-finger virginity tests', a human rights group has found<p>Women who want to join Indonesia’s national police force are forced to have "virginity tests", a human rights group has found.<p>The “two-finger test” involves a medical expert …

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10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People

Brad Waters, <i>Guest Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Ten years ago this month, Hara Estroff Marano, Editor-at-Large for <i>Psychology Today,</i> wrote in her article “The Art …

5 Minutes to Peace.

News flash: life is hard.<p>While we may wake up every morning, open our eyes and tell ourselves, “today is going to be GREAT,” there is a host of …